Triple cameras, color-changing back panels: Here's everything you need to know about Realme 9 Pro, 9 Pro+

These new smartphones from the Chinese brand come with triple cameras that perform just like the flagship models coming with many features.

By Harikiran Kodaganti  Published on  20 Feb 2022 4:27 AM GMT
Triple cameras, color-changing back panels: Heres everything you need to know about Realme 9 Pro, 9 Pro+

Realme 9 Pro and Realme 9 Pro+ smartphones featuring Snapdragon and Dimensity chipsets have been officially launched in India. These new smartphones from the Chinese brand come with triple cameras that perform just like the flagship models coming with many features. Along with these, the sunrise blue color in both smartphones comes with a color-changing back.

The back panel provided on the sunrise blue variant of the Realme 9 Pro and the 9 Pro+ will change its shade from light blue to red. This phenomenon takes place when the back of the device is exposed to sunlight or UV rays. Realme has boasted this technology as Light Shift Design that includes a photochromic layer that changes the color of the back panel.

Realme 9 Pro 5G: Specifications

The Realme 9 Pro 5G sports a 6.6-inch full-HD+ LCD panel with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2412 pixels. The display supports a 120Hz high refresh rate and comes with a pixel density of 400 PPI. An Octa-core 6nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 5G chipset coupled with Adreno 619 GPU powers the Realme 9 Pro. The storage options include 6 GB or 8 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.

The camera set up on the Realme 9 Pro houses a triple camera that includes a 64-megapixel main camera with an f/1.79 aperture. The secondary sensor comes as an 8-megapixel wide-angle lens with 119-degrees of field of view and an f/2.2 aperture. The tertiary sensor features a 2-megapixel macro shooter and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera.

Realme hasn't left any stones unturned and provided every necessary sensor such as a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. The connectivity options of the smartphone include 5G, 4G VoLTE, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. The devices packs in a 5000mAh cell that supports 33W Dart Fast Charging that can charge the battery from 0-100 in one hour.

Realme 9 Pro+ 5G: Specifications

The Pro+ variant of the Realme 9 features a smaller 6.4-inch full-HD+ screen but comes with a Super AMOLED display unlike the LCD on the 9 Pro. The display comes with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels with a 90Hz refresh rate along with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The Realme 9 Pro+ is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 920 5G chipset with Mali-G68 MC4 GPU.

The triple camera set up on the Realme 9 Pro+ sports flagship-grade sensors that include a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 primary sensor, with OIS and an f/1.8 aperture. The secondary sensor comes with a Sony IMX355 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens along with an f/2.2 aperture. The tertiary sensor is a 2-megapixel lens and the 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor comes as the front-facing camera on the device.

The battery on the 9 Pro+ handsets comes with a slightly reduced size compared to the 9 Pro with a 4,500mAh cell but supports 60W SuperDart fast charging. The sensors array includes an in-display optical fingerprint sensor that even works as a heart rate monitor and features other usual sensors. The connectivity options include 5G, 4G VoLTE, Dual-Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.

Price and availability

The Realme 9 Pro+ starts at Rs. 24,999 for the 6 GB + 128 GB storage version and Rs. 26,999 for 8 GB + 128 GB storage version. The higher-end variant with 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 28,999.

The Realme 9 Pro model with 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storage starts from Rs. 17,999 and the top of the line 8 GB + 128 GB storage goes for Rs. 20,999. Both smartphones come in Aurora Green, Midnight Black, and Sunrise Blue.

The sale of Realme 9 Pro 5G starts from 23 February noon and the Realme 9 Pro+ 5G will be available from 21 February. Interested buyers can purchase the smartphones from Flipkart, Realme Online, and offline stores in India.

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